A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Porchfield -
- Methodist Church War Memorial -

Location

In the Village Hall, Corf Road, Porchfield, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21825
 
Description

A marble plaque bearing the names of the Methodist Church members who died in the Great War.

The memorial was resited in 1994 following the closure of the Church in 1991 and this is marked by a small brass plaque.

See also the Village War memorial plaque.
Memorial

Porchfield : Methodist Church War memorial : dedication
 
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Image from Ray Harrington
Inscription


THIS TABLET
IS ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF
THOSE CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919
----
RFN. B.G. BENNETT, WHO DIED A PRISONER OF WAR
IN TURKEY, MARCH 28TH, AGED 25 YEARS
PTE. H.J. SAUNDERS, WHO DIED OF WOUNDS IN FRANCE
APRIL 12TH 1918, AGED 24 YEARS
PTE. C. BUCKETT, KILLED IN FRANCE NOV 22ND 1917,
AGED 25 YEARS
PTE. A.W. STEPHENS, WHO DIED OF WOUNDS IN FRANCE
OCT 16TH 1917, AGED 26 YEARS
----
"WE HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT,
WE HAVE FINISHED OUR COURSE"


 

DECEMBER 1994
THIS MEMORIAL WAS
REMOVED FROM THE
METHODIST CHURCH
NEW ROAD
PORCHFIELD
WHEN IT CLOSED IN
1991


Further Information

NameLinks
B G BENNETT CWGC record ...
H J SAUNDERS CWGC record ...
C BUCKETT CWGC record ...
A W STEPHENS CWGC record ...


 


 
 

 
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